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2014-07-23 16:24:15

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/619271/Polymerase-Chain-Reaction-PCR-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global PCR technologies market is expected to grow from nearly $6.8 billion in 2013 to nearly $10.2 billion by 2018, an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5% from 2013 to 2018.This report...

2014-07-23 16:22:37

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (NASDAQ: USLM) today reported second quarter 2014 results: Revenues increased to $38.7 million from $35.2 million in the comparable prior year quarter, an increase of $3.5 million, or 10.0%. Revenues from the Company's lime and limestone operations in the second quarter 2014 increased $3.6 million, or 10.8%, to $37.3 million from $33.7 million in the comparable 2013 quarter, while revenues from its natural...

2014-07-23 12:31:37

However, Access Barriers Result in Greater Prescribing of Conventional Anticoagulants, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) such as Xarelto, Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa and Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer's Eliquis are preferred treatments for venous thromboembolism (VTE), atrial fibrillation (AF) and acute coronary syndrome (ACS) among physicians and payers in...

2014-07-23 12:29:14

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Process Analytical Instrumentation Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2244739/Global-Process-Analytical-Instrumentation-Market.htmlGrowing Demand for Online Analyzers with Lower Cost of OwnershipThe global process analytical instrumentation market consists of 4 key segments: process chromatographs, process spectrometers, process gas analyzers, and process liquid analyzers. End...

2014-07-23 12:24:56

Issued Capital: 190,244,847 LONDON, ON, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce that, in accordance with the Wek'èezhìi Land and Water Board's recommendation (see Fortune News Release dated June 18, 2014), the Honourable J. Michael Miltenberger, Government of the Northwest Territories ("GNWT") Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, has given final approval for the...

2014-07-23 12:24:46

Environmental Group Applauds Agency for Rejecting Emergency Propazine Use, Warns Agency of Foreseeable Dangers of Toxic Treadmill Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied an emergency application to use a hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, after groups representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests urged the agency to reject the request based on...

2014-07-23 12:24:39

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Specialty Water Treatment Chemicals: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070048/Specialty-Water-Treatment-Chemicals-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for specialty chemicals for water treatment reached $23.7 billion in 2013. This market is expected to grow to nearly $25.3 billion in 2014 and $33.6 billion in 2019 with a...

2014-07-23 12:24:21

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hydrogen Peroxide - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hydrogen Peroxide in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Industries: Pulp & Paper, Textiles, Environmental, Chemical Synthesis, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-07-23 12:23:47

New Poll of Small Business Owners: 80% Favor Protections in New EPA Proposal; 71% Agree Clean Water is Needed for a Healthy Economy and Local Jobs WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national scientific poll of small business owners released today, found that large majorities favor federal protection of clean water and agree that clean water is necessary for a healthy economy and job creation. Small business owners are important to policy debates because they are...

2014-07-23 08:31:50

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) found that supplementing with calcium elevates calcium levels too high,(1) putting women at risk for kidney stones, among other health problems. Women close to menopause are commonly told to take supplements containing calcium and vitamin D to prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, to which they are particularly prone. "I would recommend that women determine how much calcium they...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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